New signs on Broadway and Tyrrel Street draw attention to the trail of plaques. Look out for them on the polished steel hoops fixed into the pavements. Very smart indeed and funded by Co-op customers. A big thankyou to them.
Over the 9th and 10th of September, FoBB will be show-casing the Listening Sculpture at Victoria Hall as part of the Saltaire Festival. All are welcome, so come along and find out more about this exciting project. Continue Reading
At last! Funding bid for the Listening Sculpture submitted to the Arts Council in early May. We’ve said it will cost £63K, that we will provide £12K in-kind and £8K in cash so asked for £43K. Answer in early August. Even with the grant, we still need to raise £5,000. We’ve already had £575 pledged… Continue Reading
We have permission for from Braford Planning for the Listening Sculpture in Tyrrel Street. It’s great news and another step closer to actually being able to listen to the Beck below the street. Continue Reading
Our competition winner was announced at the World Rivers day festival held in City Park, Bradford on Sunday 25th September 2016. Alex Blakey’s design of mixed glass and stone shows sympathy with its intended position on Tyrell Street and is evocative of Bradford’s history and growth which is partly due to the Beck. It also… Continue Reading
Today, the final plaque, plaque 1 was installed. Massive amounts of building work should begin soon on the Bradford Live venue at the former Odeon cinema and to protect the stone pavement plaque, a copy has been placed on the boards that currently surround this stunning building. Continue Reading